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Here are some of the questions I get asked the most, and what my answers have been. This way you can get your answers immediately, without having to wait on me. And you never know, you might find answers to a few questions you didn't even know you had yet.

*This is still a work in progress. I'm continuing to add many more questions, and we are still ironing out a few quirks. But we wanted to make this available as soon as possible.

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I want to try your methods, but I'm nervous about leaving the conditioner in my hair.
You totally don't have to do anything you don't feel comfortable doing. I suggest the things I do because these are the things I finally found to work to weatherproof my hair and make it grow, and what all my research has shown to work best. However, the site is here as a tool to help you, so use what you feel is best for you.

Though I know me suggesting leaving in conditioner is one of the things I get the most attention about, it's really only a small component of the entire method. Leaving in a good conditioner was the final piece of the puzzle for making my hair happy, but it was still a piece of the entire puzzle.

Be aware that if you truly aren't wanting to leave in a conditioner, that you don't fall out of the frying pan, into the fire (to use a corny cliché) by using a product marked as a "leave in" that uses identical ingredients, or worse ingredients, to leave in your hair. Gels often use crunchy, sticky ingredients that can dry out your hair, and many times leave-in and styling lotions use those ingredients in addition to the exact ingredients that are in the conditioners you are feeling nervous about.

If it just seems odd that I'd even suggest leaving in a conditioner, you can check out my logic by reading "Is it really okay to leave in a conditioner meant to be rinsed out?"

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